THE ARCHITECT WHO IS HE AND WHYHe is a relentless
He is always active and effective in the investigation of
He sees that all forms of Nature are interdependent and
arise out of each other, according to the
laws of Creation.
every design a bit of Nature enters into building.
science later verifies.
Intimacy with Nature is the great
He sees ideas as also manifest actions of Nature.
is the poet in him that is the
great quality in him.
naturalness of his own
is the essential condition of a great architect .
Expect from him a system of philosophy and
which is a synthesis of society and civilization.
I believe in God, only I spell it
architecture is therefore the growth in space of an idea - a state of mind
proceeding by the natural science of structure in the use of materials to the
splendid, appropriate art of
FORM: form true to purpose.
Furthermore it is the art of building
wherein aesthetic and construction
not only approve but prove each other.
In organic sense such building
is an entity of the human
spirit, as that of any tree or
flower is of the ground.
A natural, human
circumstance - possible
only to the complete architect.
He is master of
gravitation are his
palette: the Sun his brush.
His concern is the heart of
He, of all men, must see into
the 'life' of things.
Simplicity and repose are qualities that
measure the true value of any work of
not in itself an end nor is it a matter of
the side of a barn but
rather an entity with a graceful beauty in its
integrity from which
discord, and all that is
meaningless, has been eliminated.
A wild flower is truly simple.
I know that the sense of an organic architecture, once grasped, carries
with it in its very nature the discipline of an ideal at whatever cost to
self-interest or the established order.
By organic architecture I mean an architecture that develops from
within outward in harmony with the conditions of its being.
should appear to grow easily from its site and be shaped to
harmonize with its
surroundings if Nature is manifest there, and if not try to make it as quiet,
substantial and organic as She would
have been were the opportunity Hers.
Bring out the nature of the
materials, let their nature intimately into your scheme.
nature of the wood, plaster,
brick or stone in your
designs; they are all by nature friendly
To achieve success in any degree means a serious
devotion to the "underneath"
in an attempt to grasp the nature of building a beautiful building beautifully,
as organically true in itself, to itself and to its purpose, as any
tree or flower.
Nothing is more difficult to achieve than the integral
simplicity of organic nature, amid the tangled
confusions of the
innumerable relics of form that encumber life for us.
The 'life' in the
thing is that quality of it or in it which makes it perfectly natural - of
course that means organic.
Therefore we will loyally compassion,
honestly work and enthusiastically seek in
all thing the one thing of value - Life.
Many wealthy people are little more than janitors
of their possessions.
According to our strength of character and our
clarity of vision, we will endure, we will succeed, we
will have contributed something to make life where we were and as we lived it
better, brighter, and more beautiful.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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